AA Business Administration ENMUR
BA Business Administration Human Resources Summa Cum Laude
Master of Business Administration Summa Cum Laude;
Master of Education, both from ENMU Portals;
PhD in Higher Education candidate through the University of Phoenix.
Technical Certifications: Applying the Quality Matters/Reviewer Online Teaching Standards, New Mexico Sun Online Teaching Certificate, Strategic Positioning Facilitation Skills, Re-engineering / Socio-technical Systems, Increasing Personal Effectiveness, Empowerment I & II - Peter Block, High Performance Team Building, Managing in a Changing Environment, Group Process Lab - group dynamics, and Master Trainer for the TQM Process.
Joan is a tenured faculty member at Eastern New Mexico University Roswell and taught core courses in the Business Administration Program. Joan was the recipient of both the KOSA and the NISOD Teaching with Excellence awards. Prior to a teaching career, she worked in the private sector as a production manager, organizational development consultant and has an extensive background in human relations, which makes her uniquely qualified to be a division dean. Her personal philosophy is demonstrated through high standards for education and a passion for students to be successful.